New Delhi: You cannot travel by train without a ticket. Boarding a train without a ticket can result in jail, fine or both. Sometimes even if you get a confirmed ticket, you don’t have the ticket while boarding the train. Suppose the ticket is lost somewhere. What to do in this situation? When purchasing new tickets, seats are not guaranteed. However, there is a solution for this too. If your ticket gets lost somewhere before catching the train, don’t worry. Indian Railways provides duplicate or replacement tickets in such situations. Passengers can contact the ticket examiner for this. Also, duplicate tickets can be purchased at the ticket counter. However, you have to spend some money to get a duplicate ticket. Different classes have different rules and costs for producing duplicate tickets. How much will be charged depends on the class you are traveling in and the time of making the duplicate ticket.
How much does a duplicate ticket cost?
Indian Railways official website indianrail.gov.in has detailed information about it. Duplicate tickets for third and sleeper classes are Rs.50. For classes above this, a fine of Rs. If your confirmed ticket is lost after creating the booking chart, you have to pay 50 percent of the fare and generate a duplicate ticket. A duplicate ticket can be created even if the ticket is torn. 25 percent of the rent has to be paid for this. However, waiting tickets cannot be duplicated.
Can you find a lost ticket again?
If you find the lost ticket after producing a duplicate ticket, you will get a refund for the duplicate ticket if you show both tickets at the ticket counter. If your ticket is lost before the arrival of the TTE, the identity proof or identity proof you carry with you to the ticket inspector is sufficient. They have a list of confirmed ticket names. If your name matches your seat number, the ticket inspector will issue you a ticket. With that entry ticket, you can travel comfortably for the rest of your journey.